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8:10 PM ET, November 13, 2015


 Top News: 
Jordan Valinsky / Digiday:
ComScore: Washington Post tops New York Times online for first time ever  —  More people visited the Washington Post's website than The New York Times' in October, marking a significant milestone in the battle for old guard supremacy in online media.  —  Last month, the Washington Post raked …
Discussion: @raju
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
FanDuel and DraftKings ask New York Supreme Court to throw out attorney general's order to stop taking bets  —  FanDuel and DraftKings Are Suing New York's Attorney General  —  Things are getting ugly in New York for daily fantasy sports.  —  Industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook brings 360-degree videos to iOS, opens up format to brands with first ads from AT&T, Samsung, Corona, Walt Disney World, others  —  Facebook Unleashes VR-Style 360 Videos For Ads And iOS  —  Zuck says VR is the future and Facebook is wasting no time building it into the News Feed and starting to make money off it.
Lucia Moses / Digiday:
Some publishers complain about underwhelming traffic from Apple News, no real-time data, delayed comScore integration, but Washington Post is pleased  —  Publishers are underwhelmed with Apple News app  —  When Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp expressed frustration with his company's performance …
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Pocket moves into Twitter territory with a public feed of your recommended reading  —  Pocket, the service for saving articles and videos to view later, is starting to look a bit more like a social network.  The company is now testing a way for you to share your favorite items to a public profile …
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
NextVR, which broadcast a Democratic debate and the NBA opener in VR, gets $30M from Comcast, Time Warner Investments, and others in round led by Formation 8  —  Comcast, Time Warner Invest in Virtual Reality  —  Media companies' venture arms join $30.5 million funding round for NextVR
Mathew Ingram / Fortune:
Tow Center conference debates the unsettled relationship between publishers and platforms  —  What Should Media Companies Do in a World Controlled by Giant Platforms?  —  Every week or two, it seems, another giant web platform introduces something that alters the landscape for media companies.
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
EE TV inks deal with TVPlayer to add 25 channels to its £5 per month streaming service  —  EE TV adds 25 new channels including Discovery and UKTV portfolio  —  Customers can pay £4.99 a month for programmes from National Geographic, British Eurosport, History, Sony and Cartoon Network
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Washington DC district court judge says streaming firm FilmOn doesn't have same rights as cable systems, contradicting Los Angeles judge  —  Judge: Internet broadcaster FilmOn isn't a cable system  —  Win in LA, lose in DC: High court may have to reconsider half-baked Aereo opinion.
Discussion: Techdirt and Hollywood Reporter
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Digg raises $4 million and announces new CEO: former COO Gary Liu  —  Digg, the viral news site gunning for a comeback, today announced a $4 million raise led by Tokyo startup incubator Digital Garage.  On top of that, the site is getting a new CEO.  —  In a company statement …
Ben Sisario / New York Times:
Tidal's chief investment officer, Vania Schlogel, left firm months ago, becoming at least the third departure of a top executive since being acquired by Jay-Z  —  Jay Z's Tidal Loses Another Executive  —  Since Jay Z bought Tidal early this year, the music streaming service has been plagued …
Discussion: The Verge
Richard Lawler / Engadget:
Beats Music confirms it will fade out on November 30th  —  Now that Apple Music is firmly in place (and even on Android) it's time for Beats Music to go.  An app update back in June greased the skids and an updated support page — as well as emails going out to Sonos users reiterating …
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Sahil Patel / Digiday:
Reuters TV to be available worldwide by end of November, coming to web next week, Android next year, and Chromecast, Xbox, others by mid 2016
Peter Sterne / Politico:
BuzzFeed launches its first one-to-one app, Quiz Chat, which lets users take quizzes with each other using Facebook Messenger
David Sharman / HoldTheFrontPage:
Ashley Highfield, CEO of Johnston Press, appointed chairman of industry body News Media Association
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Alexandra Steigrad / WWD:
Hearst to Launch Snapchat Channel Called ‘Sweet’
Discussion: Bidness ETC and Media Wire Daily
Todd Shields / Bloomberg Business:
Trade group USTelecom, representing AT&T, Verizon, and others, asks FCC to put limits on Charter-TWC merger and Charter's largest shareholder, John Malone
Discussion: FierceCable and The Hill
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Hulu in early talks to sell stake to Time Warner in deal valuing Hulu at $5B-$6B; Time Warner would invest cash, commit to license content
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube Music standalone app launches on iOS and Android; YouTube Red subscribers get offline listening and no ads